Speaking

Dr. Frank is a sought-after speaker on topics relating to LGBT equality, social policy, values debates, and moral and religious belief. Below are common topics he has addressed, and a partial list of places he's spoken. To contact him to discuss a speaking engagement, click here.

Dr. Frank's past speaking topics:

  • Coming Out 101: How to engage effectively with loved ones who don’t understand or respect our sexuality
  • After Gay Marriage/Queer Theory 101: What ever happened to Queer liberation, and does the triumph of gay marriage mean it’s dead?
  • The Lessons of DADT Activism: What can our victory in ending “don’t ask, don’t tell” teach us about how activism creates social change?
  • The Future of LGBTQ Activism: What can, and must, be done to continue winning hearts and minds in red states after blue states achieve full equality?
  • Faith and Queer Life: How do religious traditions challenge LGBTQ equality, and how does LGBTQ equality challenge religions? Is there common ground?
  • Queer Youth: What do research and experience tell us about the continued challenges faced by Queer youth?

Dr. Frank has spoken at:

  • American Constitution Society
  • American Historical Association
  • American Veterans for Equal Rights
  • Center for American Progress
  • Harvard Law School
  • Log Cabin Republicans
  • National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
  • New York Times Talks
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Stonewall Library
  • The Task Force Creating Change Conference
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • West Point Military Academy
  • Yale Law School